How To, SAP Business Objects, Universe Design, Web Intelligence

Filtering for Latest Data in a Universe

Summary This article looks at a reporting requirement where we need to restrict data to the latest data, for example, to only show the latest account balance or the latest action item for work streams in a project. Our solution is to implement a series of predefined conditions one for each dimension that we need… Continue reading Filtering for Latest Data in a Universe

Developer Suite, SAP Business Objects Enterprise

Part 2. Developing BOE Java Web Applications using Eclipse

In the previous article we looked at setting up Eclipse for developing Java web applications. In this article we'll look at the additional configuration required for the development of Java web applications that use the BusinessObjects SDK. Contents Part One Prerequisite Software Resources Install Eclipse Install the Eclipse Plugins for Web Application Development Configuring Eclipse… Continue reading Part 2. Developing BOE Java Web Applications using Eclipse

Developer Suite, SAP Business Objects Enterprise

Part 1. Getting Started with Web Development using Eclipse

This is the first in a two part article that looks at using Eclipse as a development environment for developing web applications that use the BusinessObjects XI3 Java SDK. Eclipse is one of the leading development environments for Java applications and indeed other technologies such as C++ and is packed with features that greatly improve… Continue reading Part 1. Getting Started with Web Development using Eclipse

SAP Business Objects Enterprise

BusinessObjects XIr2 Import Wizard Crashing

Having resolved my DB2 client issue I now have an  issue with the Import Wizard of BusinesObjects XIr2. When importing a BIAR file to BOE the Import Wizard crashes right at then end when I clicked on Finish. To fix this was simple enough. The Import Wizard creates a log file when it performs an… Continue reading BusinessObjects XIr2 Import Wizard Crashing

Information Delivery, SAP Business Objects, Universe Design, Web Intelligence

Limitations with using System Date part 1

Often in a reporting or data analysis scenario the analyst or business user wants to view data that is current, for example, sales for the current week or employee turnover for the current month etc. The analyst could create the report and then just enter whatever the current date is or in a operational report… Continue reading Limitations with using System Date part 1